Camels are Easy, Comedy's Hard

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Villard Books, 1991 - Humor - 303 pages
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The thinking person's funny guy. The new Mark Twain. This country's most important humorist. Roy Blount, Jr., fits all these epithets. Here is a new collection of laugh-out-loud pieces, featuring twelve of Roy's popular Spy magazine crossword puzzles.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Fresh from a sojourn as novelist (First Hubby, 1990), funny essayist Blount, Jr. (Now, Where Were We?, Not Exactly What I Had In Mind, etc.), returns to his usual modus operandi with a widely varied ... Read full review

Camels are easy, comedy's hard

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"Have you ever considered writing something serious?'' People ask this of Blount all the time, but he says, after thinking it over, "Nah.'' Along with a quick flip through this book, that should give ... Read full review


How a Camel Goes
Eating Out of House and Home
This StoffCame Outta Me?

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About the author (1991)

Roy Blount Jr.'s recent books include the memoir "Be Sweet" and "Roy Blount's Book of Southern Humor".

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